Manu starts at a new school and discovers that his teacher looks nothing like the lions he grew up with. Mrs. Nandi is statuesque, beautiful, intriguing, and very kind. Manu is filled with questions as to how her coat got so dark and why she looks like no one he's ever seen before. It's simple---it's all about the ingredients in the Magnificent Melanin Stew! Join young Manu as he discovers the science behind our differences in color and appearance. This light-hearted tale is enchanting yet informative. It is a great conversation starter and a wonderful teaching tool. Fun to read too!If customers can’t find it, it doesn’t exist. Clearly list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.
This is a book about resiliency. Its purpose is to relay the message that we all have a story. We started from somewhere and some people’s starting points are more challenging than others. But no matter how insurmountable the mountains and valleys may seem, you can and will make it through. The pressures of life are not meant to break you nor destroy you. The pressures of life are to make you stronger so that you can tell your story in the end that it may serve to help thousands if not millions of others going through similar situations. Nothing happens by accident. Everything happens for a purpose and that purpose is for you to learn, grow, and serve.
Hoping to play Division I, II, or III? This book is an excellent resource to help parents, students and school counselors navigate the NCAA rules, timelines, do's and don'ts and much more. When should I start preparing? How do I get noticed? What goes into my portfolio? Does it matter which classes I take in high school? How about my grades and SAT scores? Get all these questions and more answered in this book written by a mom whose been there and done that! All three of her sons played high school and college ball at the highest levels. At last a great little guide to take the guessing out of the Student-Athlete's NCAA journey...
This story began many seasons ago on a farm in Greenup, Illinois. The farm, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Grissom, was dedicated to growing corn, grain, and to raising livestock. It is situated on a rural road about seven miles from former President Abe Lincoln’s Family Farm. Every summer at the Grissom Greenup Farm, family traveling from several states, came together to celebrate life, work, and each other. Herein, four first cousins share their memories in a series of stories for children. Sit back and enjoy the Adventures of the First Cousins on Grissom Greenup Farm.
Imagination is fun! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit another world? Your wildest imagination comes to life IF YOU ONLY BELIEVE. When we use our imagination, we can travel to unknown lands and see fantastic things. Join Carter as he goes on a fun voyage to Retrac where he discovers purple people, green clouds and a whole new world right there under his blanket...
"David then threw a perfect pitch. Was the ball going towards the green beans? Was it going to be caught? Everyone stood ready. Grandma Alene, Aunt Letha, and Aunt Vi held their breath. Time was frozen as the ball moved through the air...Life on the Grissom Greenup Farm was beautiful…" As the cousins gather each summer and during the holidays to spend time at Grandma and Grandpa Grissom's house, they embark on new adventures every day. Join the cousins as they enjoy tractor pulls, adventures at the carnival, exploring the attic, swimming in the river, riding miniature horses, and much more. You will find yourself carried away by the simple pleasures brought on by being with family, enjoying farm life, and good old-fashioned fun!
Though once forced to navigate life with a drug addicted parent, suffer great loss, plus experience sexual and emotional abuse, she is the epitome of courage and perseverance. Though intense, her story is not told in a dark nor depressing manner. Instead, it is a candid and sometimes humorous version of her experiences and outcomes. In spite of everything she’s had to overcome, she has learned to laugh, forgive, love, endure, appreciate her blessings, and now mentor others. An inspiring read, you are sure to enjoy this plainspoken look at the strength and courage of the human spirit.
Once labeled a problem child himself, it wasn’t until he was in danger of being placed in a juvenile detention center that he began to take his educational journey more seriously. Khalid Mumin, the 2021 PA Superintendent of the Year K-12 schools examines the historical constructs of youth growing up in poverty and emphasizes the ways in which influential mentorship have become one of the major pillars of success. He truly understands firsthand and believes that great teachers and influential leaders, who understand poverty, and who build sustainable relationships with students, play a major role in leading children towards infinite possibilities of success.
This book depicts the value of mentorship by way of the lasting life lessons Coach Moultrie imparted to his students. Coach Moultrie's timeless quotes are the catalyst for this memoir as illustrated by his life-long devotion to his students. His influence reaches far beyond his years coaching at Howard University and informs the decisions many of his proteges make to this day. Author and former student, Gerald Hector, originally from Jamaica, does a brilliant job capturing those lessons and applying them to today's challenges and beyond. Jamaican patois peppered throughout the book adds flavor and humor. This book is sure to inspire readers to view life's milestones and challenges in a new light.
This tremendous account of a school district's transformation will inspire you.
While Culture of Love is primarily focused on education, this book is for all who desire to cultivate a positive culture in any organization. Anyone striving to be a great leader can benefit from the culture development process described in this book. Along with garnering a better understanding of organizational change, those reading will gain insight on shifting personal behaviors as well. A leader is not predicated on a title, but instead on a way of thinking, working, and living.
The Come Up for Girls is a valuable resource for young women. Carefully crafted lessons in etiquette, networking, money management, resilience, and grit are sure to establish The Come Up for Girls as an inspirational guide to navigating life in today’s world. This fully interactive and practical guide provides a blueprint for the future and young women are sure to emerge strengthened and empowered for the journey ahead.
Dr. Myers combines her wide range of life experiences, memories, and her uncanny storytelling abilities in putting together this collection of reflections, stories and experiences, rich with lessons on leadership and life. Dr. Myers' stories are easy to read and relate to, and can be applied to all areas of personal and professional leadership.
What better way to brighten up your day than to spend a few moments reading one of Pastor Cotton's inspiring messages. His style of writing is reminiscent of a conversation and the reader is sure to look forward each day to another of these brief, yet powerful lessons. An inspiring book that encourages the heart and provides a compass through the wilderness...
This scholastic edition of Prisoner no More captures the details of Terrell Brady's life, minus the mature language and content. A powerful read for young people on the verge of making ife-changing decisions...
This delightful book explores diversity and inclusion. Come along on a journey to the land where missing dryer socks go and discover the benefits of coming together in creating fun and friendships. Children will love this book.
Dr. Kiah Nyame, affectionately known as Dr. K, shares details of his private life whereas most would internalize such details to the point of devastation. His search for truth and desire to heal has helped him surpass unbelievable odds. These experiences, along with his academic achievements, make him an authentic advocate for those effected by traumatic life experiences. -Terry Chaka, Artist, Executive Director The Baobab Cultural Center.
Using love and appealing to his vanity, the Rooster keeps the Eagle grounded until the Eagle himself realizes he was born to fly, which will allow him to reach his true potential. Many of the tactics employed by the Rooster in this story may be unwittingly used by friends and family to convince us not to spread our wings. This parable illustrates how one's social environment can limit our possibilities and constrain us, whereas learning to fly can have the opposite effect.
Johnny Scott Jr. has taught all things driving since 1997 to more than 30,000 students. Because a driver's license can impact our ability to earn a living wage, Scott's book is designed to prepare new drivers to take the New York State road test. It is a great resource for teens and all those who will soon be sharing the road with others. It's a good refresher for experienced drivers as well. An easy-to-read, excellent resource for all drivers in NY State.
A children's book describing entrepreneurship, saving, planning, and sharing knowledge. Marvin learns a lot from his grandpa about thinking ahead and making wise financial decisions. A great read sure to delight young audiences and spark interesting conversations.
In this insightful children's book Marvin learns it is never too early to plan for the future. Marvin learns of ways to earn and save money while he is still young. This delightful read is designed to inspire children to engage in entrepreneurship.
A roadmap for youth. This workbook tackles goal setting, follow through, finances, and leadership. A motivating read, The Come Up is sure to instruct and inspire.
There is an unrealistic expectation that men are born knowing how to lead. This workbook serves as a tool to help men through the process of becoming a better leader and a better person all around.
Forced at a young age to fend for himself, Kai'Rome Calloway finds himself immersed in an underworld of drugs, violence, and crime. What he thought was a golden opportunity suddenly turns bad. Corporate America is far more dangerous than any street corner he has ever encountered. He and his crew gear up for a showdown that holds the city in the balance.
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Author Terrell Brady, not only provides us with an honest, open account of his life, he also shares lessons learned along the way. Having served two prison sentences, he set out to reclaim his rights as a returning citizen. He shares what and how. A must read for returning citizens, their families, and friends.
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